A one-shot proof of Arrow’s theorem and the Gibbard–Satterthwaite theorem

Research paper by Ning Neil Yu

Indexed on: 09 Jul '13Published on: 09 Jul '13Published in: Economic Theory Bulletin


This paper provides a simple and transparent proof of a new social choice impossibility theorem. The Gibbard–Satterthwaite theorem and Arrow’s impossibility theorem are straightforward corollaries.